The large single-handled tinglazed FAIENCE jug decorated in red, blue, green and gold, in the “Adriaan van Pijnacker” tradition with flowering peonies and floral swags. Signed on the back in underglaze blue and red for:
DE PORCELEYNE FLES - ROYAL DELFT
DELFT - HOLLAND & X = 1902
Painter’s initials: AK = Adrianus Koert
Employment dates 1888-1914 & 1926-1947
Because this rare item is made in faience instead of earthenware you will find minor abrasions on the rim as with 18th century Delft items.
This item is not shown in - Royal Delft a guide to the Porceleyne Fles by Rick Erickson. but an other FAIENCE item from the same painter on Page 103 - Fig 09 - 47
Height: 21 cm. (8,3 inches.)
Weight: 658 grams.